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Week 23,24,25,26,27:New York Public Revises Renovation Plan, Innovative Acquires VTLS, Apple With New Programming Language - Swift, Connecticut Aims At Statewide E-Book Delivery System, Nashville Public Library With Seed Exchange Program,

New York Public Library Reveals Revised Rennovation Plan ( INFOdocket)
“Anthony W. Marx, the library’s president, said the historic stacks in the main building, whose removal was a disputed element in the original plan designed by the architect Norman Foster, would be kept, but not returned to service as a storage area for books.The cost of bringing the stacks up to code is projected to be $46 million, $24 million more than it would cost to put the books underground, a sum that Mr. 526 more words

Good Campus Citizen

Every year, OWU hosts its Sagan National Colloquium throughout Fall semester in order to explore a national/international issue from multiple educational angles. This year’s colloquium centers around water. 81 more words

IP Duty

This summer, the Association of College and Research Libraries (ACRL) presented for comment a draft of its Framework for Information Literacy for Higher Education. The Framework outlines the key concepts and objectives that today’s information literacy curricula should encompass. 352 more words


Library Marketing & Outreach- Texas Style

There is a new ACRL interest group called Library Marketing and Outreach (ACRL_LMAO), formed at ALA in Vegas by Virginia Alexander and Adam Haigh. I was lucky enough to get in touch with them to volunteer as a Texas representative and I’m excited to get some of these marketing meet-ups going. 150 more words

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